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In June 2016, AmSurg Corp. and Envision Healthcare Holdings, Inc. (Envision) announced they have signed a definitive merger agreement pursuant to which the companies will combine in an all-stock transaction. Upon completion of the merger, which is expected to be tax-free to the shareholders of both organizations, the combined company will be named Envision Healthcare Corporation and co-headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee and Greenwood Village, Colorado. The company's common stock is expected to trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol: EVHC. Bass, Berry & Sims served as lead counsel on the transaction, led by Jim Jenkins. Read more.

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Inside the FCA blogInside the FCA blog features ongoing updates related to the False Claims Act (FCA), including insight on the latest legal decisions, regulatory developments and FCA settlements. The blog provides timely updates for corporate boards, directors, compliance managers, general counsel and other parties interested in the organizational impact and legal developments stemming from issues potentially giving rise to FCA liability.

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Bass, Berry & Sims Hosts Third Annual Salute to African-American Executives & Emerging Leaders

February 4, 2011

Nashville, Tenn., (February 4, 2011) - Bass, Berry & Sims recently held its third annual Salute to African-American Executives & Emerging Leaders honoring the contributions made by African-American executives and community leaders in Middle Tennessee. Mr. John Lewis, Jr., Senior Managing Counsel - Litigation with The Coca-Cola Company in Atlanta, served as the event's keynote speaker. In his remarks, Mr. Lewis recognized that teams of diverse people bring more creative and innovative solutions to challenges faced by businesses seeking to thrive and grow in an international economy.

To honor the contributions made by African-American executives and community leaders in Middle Tennessee, Bass, Berry & Sims once again presented scholarships totaling $5000 to two outstanding Fisk University students intending to pursue a legal career: Ms. Carta Robison, a senior English major; and Mr. Timothy James Walker, a junior majoring in political science. This is the firm's third year to provide scholarships to exceptional students attending Fisk University.

The event was hosted by the African-American Affinity Group (3AG) at Bass, Berry & Sims. The 3AG was formed as a forum for African-American attorneys at the firm to exchange ideas and information relevant to their unique experiences as minority attorneys.


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